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15 Dec 2017
Leo Kanner published his first paper identifying autistic children in 1943, asserting he had noticed such children since 1938
Before Kanner noticed and recorded a pattern of symptoms, such children would be classified as emotionally disturbed or mentally retarded.
Research on twins finds that autism is largely caused by genetics and biological differences in brain development.
Asperger's and autism are now categorized as the same thing
Dr. Krutzberg is trying to find a cure using stem cells
Today Autism Speaks today released its Strategic Plan for Science 2018-2020, with emphasis on the organization’s mission to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.
In the 1940s, researchers in the United States began to use “autism” to describe children with emotional or social problems.
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